how many amps is 6/2 romex good for
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Is 6/3 Romex only rated for 55 amps?
The 6/3 Romex is hooked up to a 60amp breaker. Somebody told me that 6/3 Romex is only rated up to 55 amps BEFORE derating factors. So they told me it’s a fire hazard to have wire that is rated for less amperage hooked to a higher amperage circuit breaker. So my questions… 1.) What is the amperage rating of 6/3 Romex? 2.) Is 6/3 Romex THHN wire?
What size wire for Romex sub panel?
#6 NM (Romex) is rated at 55 amp. Do a professional job and just run it all in PVC conduit and use THWN wire, unless you already have the THW wire. For further information use the search function on this forum. Sub panels are one of the most asked questions.
How many AMPS is 10-2 Romex safe for?
How many amps is 10-2 romex safe for? I believe its 40. Correction……30. 30 Amps, but I have to ask what you are using 10-2 for. It is an odd choice and doesn’t have many uses. but I have to ask what you are using 10-2 for. It is an odd choice and doesn’t have many uses. Click to expand… Illegal 10×12.
How many amps can a 6 3 wire carry?
How many amps can a 6 3 wire carry? 6/3 is normally protected with a 60-amp breaker. Since there are no 55-amp breakers, code allows you to round up to the next larger standard size. Click to see full answer.